Panther in the Basement

Panther in the Basement

By:  Amos Oz

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“Countries need writers as their voices of conscience; few have them. Israel has Oz.” — Washington PostThe year is 1947: the last days of the British mandate in Palestine. Twelve-year-old Proffy, indoctrinated by his patriotic father and a zealous Bible teacher, dreams of dying heroically in battle, fighting for the creation of a Jewish state. Then he meets and befriends a kindly British soldier who shares with Proffy a love of language and the Bible. Accused of treason for the friendship, Proffy must learn the true nature of loyalty and betrayal. Panther in the Basement is a rich tapestry of character and political intrigue set against the birth of modern Israel.“Insightful, inventive, and lyrical.” — New York Times Book Review

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780156006309

  • ISBN-10: 0156006308

  • Pages: 160

  • Price: $13.95

  • Publication Date: 10/01/1998

  • Carton Quantity: 100

Amos Oz
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Amos Oz

AMOS OZ (1939 – 2018) was born in Jerusalem. He was the recipient of the Prix Femina, the Frankfurt Peace Prize, the Goethe Prize, the Primo Levi Prize, and the National Jewish Book Award, among other international honors. His work has been translated into forty-four languages. 
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Available Resources

  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780156006309

  • ISBN-10: 0156006308

  • Pages: 160

  • Price: $13.95

  • Publication Date: 10/01/1998

  • Carton Quantity: 100